Roundup: Vertical Spine Bookcases

Spine bookcases are popular items that show up a lot in Apartment Therapy house tours. Their space-saving design stacks books horizontally in a tower, eating up a small footprint on the floor. Searching for models across the web, we found a range of prices and colors in case you're looking for a specific finish or size...

  • 1 West Elm's Spine Bookcase is made from wood and available in green, white, or brown. Height measures 67.25 inches, $179.
  • 2 Available in orange or aluminum powdercoat, the Array Bookcase from CB2 is made from steel and measures 60 inches high, $189.
  • 3 Available in short (60 inches) or tall (80 inches), the Sapien Bookcase from Design Within Reach is crafted from grey steel, $198 - $298.
  • 4 The Spine Book Tower from is made from sheet metal and measures 55.25 inches high, $110.
  • 5 This metal bookcase by Southern Enterprises is basically the same as the model (55.5 inches high), but if you don't want to pay shipping you can purchase it at Sears ($110) or Kohl's ($120) in Chicago.